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North West Frontier Province seeks greater autonomy
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) Pakistan's restive North West Frontier Province (NWFP) has sought greater autonomy by abolishing the constitution's concurrent list that limits its legislative powers.

Sunday, June 22, 2008 1:21:15 PM

Islamic militants free abducted Christians in Pakistan
Islamabad, June 22 (DPA) Pakistan's Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani Sunday said the government had secured the release of 16 members of the minority Christian community abducted by militants in the restive North-West Frontier Province (NWFP).

Sunday, June 22, 2008 12:35:24 PM

Musharraf will never address parliament: report
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf will 'never deliver' his mandatory address to parliament because of the 'hostile environment' that prevails in the National Assembly and the Senate, a media report Sunday said.

Sunday, June 22, 2008 12:01:59 PM

Pakistani foreign minister Qureshi to visit India from Friday
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi begins a four-day visit to India on Friday for discussions on taking the sub-continental peace process forward and for deepening the bilateral engagement between the two countries.

Sunday, June 22, 2008 11:55:52 AM

Sectarian clashes kill over 20 in Pakistan
Islamabad, June 21 (DPA) At least 22 people were killed and more than a dozen injured Saturday in armed clashes between two rival Sunni Muslim groups in Pakistan's tribal region bordering Afghanistan, officials said.

Saturday, June 21, 2008 10:27:21 PM

No fresh decision on Sarabjit, says Pakistan
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Amid renewed hopes of reprieve for Sarabjit Singh on late Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto's birth anniversary Saturday, an interior ministry official said there was no decision yet on the Indian prisoner on death row.

Saturday, June 21, 2008 8:04:33 PM

Pakistan to check trafficking in radioactive materials
Islamabad, June 21 (Xinhua) The Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory Authority (PNRA) and Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Saturday signed an agreement to jointly tackle the illegal trafficking in radioactive material, officials said.

Saturday, June 21, 2008 6:20:46 PM

Judge refuses to hear case on candidature of Sharif brothers
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) A judge of the Lahore High Court has refused to hear a case against the poll candidature of former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his younger brother Shahbaz Sharif after a lawyer objected to the panel of judges.

Saturday, June 21, 2008 5:46:40 PM

Pakistan observes Bhutto's 55th birth anniversary
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Pakistan Saturday observed assassinated former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's 55th birth anniversary, with the new rulers exhorting people to follow her example of opposing extremism and dictatorship.

Saturday, June 21, 2008 5:01:36 PM

More freight trains to run between India, Pakistan
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Pakistan and India have decided to increase the frequency of cross-border freight trains to boost trade between the two countries.

Saturday, June 21, 2008 4:55:13 PM

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